Bear Hunters: The 2015 bear season with dogs opens Saturday November 28.  All hunters must check the KDFWR homepage or call the Info Center at 1-800-858-1549  after 9:00 PM each day of the season to learn if the black bear quota was met.  For information about checking bears, click here.

Lock and Dam 5 Ramp

This ramp is a single lane concrete ramp that is suitable for all trailered watercraft. This ramp is located across from the mouth of Bear Creek. Boaters should use caution, this ramp is located directly upstream of Lock and Dam 5. There is a gravel parking lot located at the top of the ramp that is suitable for less than 25 vehicles. Bank fishing access is also available at this location.

Image of the Lock and Dam 5 Ramp  Image of the Lock and Dam 5 Ramp


  • Location: Warren County, KY
  • Ramp Type: Any light trailerable recreational boat
  • Ramp Fee: No
  • Latitude: 37.1694
  • Longitude: -86.3996
  • Capacity: 25 or Less
  • Ramp Surface: Paved
  • Launch Lanes: Single
  • Parking: Unpaved
  • Courtesy Dock: No


  • Boat Ramp: Year Round - 24 Hours
  • Shoreline: Year Round - 24 Hours
  • Cleaning Station: None
  • Restrooms: None
  • Picnic Area: None
  • Camping: None
  • Marina: None
  • Lodging: None
  • Retail: None
  • Handicap Restrooms: None
  • Handicap Parking: None
  • Handicap Ramp: None
  • Handicap Pier: None